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MRS. DOLAN’S NEWSLETTER

December 1-5, 2014

 

RELIGION: Chapter 7 WE WORSHIP GOD

Vocabulary- adore, worship

 

MASS: 5th graders are readers and cantors this week.

            CANTORS:

            FIRST READING:

            RESPONSORIAL:

            PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL:

 

READING: The story for the week is called A Place Called Freedom.  It is an AR test and it will be taken on Tuesday after the class discussion of the story.

 

Vocabulary- fretted, gourd, plantation, settlement, sunrise, weary

 

Leveled readers are: Green—Walking in Beauty--(THURSDAY)

                                         Red—Teeny’s Great Inventions-(FRIDAY)

                                         Blue—Aboard the Underground Railroad--(WEDNESDAY)

 

ORAL READING:  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

 

Spelling pretest will be on MONDAY over the following words:

The final test will be on FRIDAY!!!

 

Look over theSpellingcity website. The students are able to play all the games that are available.

 

SPELLING WORDS are: freed, hugged, emptied, figured, budding, carried, believed, dimmed, studied, providing, shedding, sledding, magnified, wedged, rotting, varied, arrived, plugging, rising, celebrated

 

CHALLENGE WORDS are:fretted, gourd, plantation, settlement, sunrise

 

ENGLISH:

            *Linking Verbs

            *Titles

           

HANDWRITING:

            UPPERCASE LETTERS

 

MATH: Chapter 8 Division

            *Modeling Division

            *Division with Remainders

            *Interpreting Remainders

            *Regroup in Division

            *Divide Multiples of 10, 100, 1000

The following students are starting their división math facts: MORGAN, ANNE, HARPER, EMILY

 

           

SOCIAL STUDIES: STATEHOOD OF INDIANA

            *Indiana becomes 19th state of the United States on December 11, 1816!!!!

            *The class will be working on a project in the classroom learning about the

               steps it took for Indiana to become a state!! 

 

OTHER NOTES:

            *The class did an excellent job on their Indian projects!!! Wow, the powerpoint slideshows were fantastic. 

 

            **There are 3 weeks left in the quarter, which means 3 weeks left to get your points/comprehension in for the AR incentives!!!! READ READ READ!!!!

The students who have already made their points are the following: HARPER, MORGAN, EMILY, CLARK, ANNE, IZZY

 

***Crusader’s Champions will be celebrated on Monday, November 24, 2014.  The following students enjoying an hour of fun are the following: ANNE, EMILY, ELENI, MORGAN, HELEN, HANNAH, IZZY, KILEY, EMMA, CONNOR, HARPER, NORAH

 

****I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with your family and friends.

 

***GREAT WEBSITES TO USE AT HOME:

            IXL

            X-TRA MATH FACTS

            SPELLINGCITY

            SCOOTPAD

 

******STUDENT OF THE MONTH*******

                  SEPTEMBER: EMILY GARCIA

                  OCTOBER: HARPER SMITH

                  NOVEMBER: ANNE BLAKE

                  DECEMBER:

                  JANUARY:

                  FEBRUARY:

                  MARCH:

                  APRIL

 

*******STUDENT OF THE WEEK*******

NORAH SMITHA-------December 1-5, 2014

EMMA RICHARDS---------November 10-14, 2014

KEATON VOREIS----------November 3-6, 2014

ANNE BLAKE---------------OCTOBER 13-17, 2014

TROY STATCZAR----------OCTOBER 6-10, 2014

MORGAN LANGFELDT---SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 3, 2014

CONNOR SCHMIEDLIN---SEPTEMBER 8-12, 2014

HELEN MACWILLIAMS—SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2014

 

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 15:27
 


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